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Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,008
Posted By jojobean
I have had some BH. This last weekend there was...

I have had some BH. This last weekend there was some very stressful things happening and I ended up having steady "bh" for a few hours. They eventually calmed down and never got stronger but led me...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-19-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By jojobean
Thinking of you! Hopefully they can give you...

Thinking of you!

Hopefully they can give you something to halt those contractions
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-18-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By jojobean
IT depends on when you ovulated, and each person...

IT depends on when you ovulated, and each person is different. You might be able to get faint positives early, but to be conclusive you will want to wait about two weeks after ovulation. I don't...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-17-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By jojobean
I have had three homebirths and I can say...

I have had three homebirths and I can say honestly that it didn't get painful until transition. During transition I get so overwhelmed with fear. I am going to try hypnobirthing this time (due in...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-15-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,008
Posted By jojobean
I'm glad I am not alone in this ;) Maybe...

I'm glad I am not alone in this ;)


Maybe it helps us not fall over? :D


Well, had the worst round of pregnancy insomnia yet. Woke at 230am after falling asleep at 11pm. Going to be a long...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-14-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By jojobean
Thank you :) Yours is super cute too!

Thank you :) Yours is super cute too!
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-14-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By jojobean
28w1d wrapping with a ring sling

28w1d

wrapping with a ring sling
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-09-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,008
Posted By jojobean
Thanks sraplayas :) Happy Mother's Day to you...

Thanks sraplayas :) Happy Mother's Day to you too!



I actually jumped on here to ask an odd question. Is anyone's bum getting...huge? I always gain a lot in pregnancy, 50-55 pounds or more,...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-09-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,008
Posted By jojobean
lightheartedmom It was more of a shift in...

lightheartedmom It was more of a shift in perspective I guess. I was talking to DH about fear and he said something really simple that resonated within: "No sense in worrying about that now, save...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   05-07-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By jojobean
DDCC: more time ;) ANd yes to what...

DDCC: more time ;)

ANd yes to what missmason said, diastasis recti can make a bulge too...check into it and see if you have it. If so , there are splints you can wrap around your tummy to help...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-07-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,008
Posted By jojobean
Oh man...I had just replied to just about...

Oh man...I had just replied to just about everyone and clicked something and lost it all! I will try again here in a bit. Sigh. That kind of sums up my day to be honest.


Anyone else dealing...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-02-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,008
Posted By jojobean
Thanks for the thread Sraplayas :) Clar: ...

Thanks for the thread Sraplayas :)

Clar: hope it sells and you can find a "nest" quickly ;)

I thought DH and I would have a place before little one is born, but it looks like I will be here...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   05-02-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By jojobean
Depression will often keep people from seeking...

Depression will often keep people from seeking help. I had undiagnosed PPD for years. It morphed into severe depression and a terrible anxiety, and intrusive thoughts. I was so irritable and...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By jojobean
Thank you and I know...third trimester is the...

Thank you and I know...third trimester is the part where I have to do a lot of inner work. Because it becomes very real that the baby will be coming out very soon!
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By jojobean
25w3d

25w3d
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By jojobean
I don't, my midwife brings them with her during...

I don't, my midwife brings them with her during the appointment. But they are these that she uses.
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By jojobean
This is the tea my midwife supplies to her...

This is the tea my midwife supplies to her clients. It is for sale as well, but there are probably pregnancy teas that are local. http://www.wholisticwomantea.com/teas/pregnancy-tea

BUT, I guess...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-19-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 413
Posted By jojobean
This is my DD very much...loves to nurse and...

This is my DD very much...loves to nurse and talks about when baby comes how there will be milk in "mam nani". I am hoping for a return too...although I have a feeling mine will just end up coming...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-19-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By jojobean
No you aren't being selfish and it sounds as...

No you aren't being selfish and it sounds as though you both agree on waiting. Barring some things, the bcp pill should be effective. If you would like to know, you can take a test. I don't know...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-19-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By jojobean
Well, if you are concerned, you should take a...

Well, if you are concerned, you should take a test. That will tell you yes or no.


It also sounds like you and your husband maybe should have more conversations about when/if you are starting...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-15-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By jojobean
Subbing to come back after I ask a friend. We...

Subbing to come back after I ask a friend. We are in Spokane, and she had her twins at home. Be back with some info hopefully soon!

ETA name:
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-13-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By jojobean
I had mine in smoothies for the first week. It...

I had mine in smoothies for the first week. It really helped keep the weepies at bay for me. I listened to my body though, because my joints were aching fairly badly. I did some research and it...
Forum: Homebirth   04-11-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By jojobean
If all goes well this will be my fourth...

If all goes well this will be my fourth homebirth. Do...what you want. Move how you want, squat or lay down or lean over things...get in some water (if you want) , trust yourself.


1st baby: ...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-11-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By jojobean
brace for SPD and other ailments

I have another brace that goes around the hips and across the chest, but it does not work as well as this one. I will link here, mods let me know if I need to break the link for whatever reason.
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Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-10-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By jojobean
No consistent cravings, although a few weeks ago...

No consistent cravings, although a few weeks ago I could have eaten sushi everyday!
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